Creative projects in Design at The University of Texas at Dallas explore the fundamentals of working with the visual language including "The Elements of Design" (Line, Space, Shape and Form/Volume, Texture, Motion, Value, Color); "The Principles of Design" (Unity and Variety, Balance, Rhythm and Emphasis, Proportion and Scale); as well as the progressive investigation of more advanced problem solving such as: analytical thinking, critical discourse and personal vision.

Design is the foundation for your study of digital, video, animation, performance, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, mixed media, installation art or sculpture. Classes provide opportunities with:

  • 2D and 3D design
  • The history of visual art
  • Contemporary art and design
  • Traditional tools such as ink, graphite, paint
  • Digital tools such as Photoshop CS4